This week’s articles include two about China’s announcement of its target of Net Zero Emissions by 2060 and the impact this would have on Australia’s coal exports.
Another article explains how the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a major promoter of neoliberal economic policies, is now calling for ‘green investment’ and carbon pricing.
The final article explains what makes a Green New Deal.
I trust you will find these articles of interest.
Zoom Meeting: I did not hold a Sustainability Zoom meeting last Friday because of other commitments, however as there are 5 Fridays this month we have space to have a Zoom meeting this Friday.
There are two weeks’ supply of articles to discuss- a total of seven. I would suggest we deal with these articles as follows:
First session – discuss ‘Backwards Budget’, ‘Net Zero Emissions’ from last week and ‘Neoliberals’ and ‘Green New Deal’ from today’s articles.
15 minute break.
Second session – discuss ‘Old King Coal’ from last week and the two articles about China I sent today.
The link to the Zoom meeting at 10am on Friday 23rd October is:
China's power game puts the pressure on Australian coal
Cheryl Durrant Sydney Morning Herald October 15, 2020
Some say neoliberals have destroyed the world, but now they want to save it. Is Scott Morrison listening? The Conversation October 16, 2020
You’ve probably heard of the Green New Deal in the US — is it time for one in Australia?
The Conversation October 20, 2020